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Dec 10, 2012 8:00am EST
, the city had the momentous thing, the riots that followed the rodney king case verdict. about a story out of that, one of many unsolved murders harry bosch worked on back then. because of the events that occurred, he was unable to solve the case. 20 years later, he goes back and hopefully bring justice to the case. tavis: you were writing for the l.a. times had at the time of the riots, so you wrote about the riots for "the l.a. times." looking back, coming to your real life, what do you make, looking back at that moment? >> it was probably the most surreal moment, he but maybe the most important moment for me as a reporter. i was a reporter a couple more years after that, and then i was back to writing books. to see what happened to the city, to be surprised by what happened -- it was a good lesson learned. not understanding the pressures that were underneath the surface of this town. it makes you think about it. it is a question in the book. 20 years later, how far have we come? could it happen again if the right circumstances are there? in has come up in my books, in little pieces
Dec 21, 2012 2:30pm PST
graffiti go up on the wall every year nearby city -- every year when you're my studio. a guy painted. -- paints it. i die somewhere else -- i tag somewhere else. i had a private school education, boarding school education, and i did not go to university, where it would have been expected for me to go because it was one of those kinds of schools, but i went straight to drama school, and our drama schools are more like what he would call a conservatory like to the yard, -- like julliard, they are rare here, but there are more there. i performed on broadway. i have done classical theater. i've played hamlet, and i really did that for seven or eight years, and then a band of brothers happened when i was 28, 29 years old. they did not know me from adam, and that transform things for me. i was mixing film roles with these roles, and it has been like this ever since. i have worked with extraordinary people like larry freeman twice and jennifer lopez and larry and steven spielberg. tavis: you went from morgan freeman to steven spielberg with lo as the middleman. >> there is something about t
Dec 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
things. it has been the butt of jokes for years but in the center of the city since the cleveland clinic which i am proud of. people around the world literally do anything they can to get to the cleveland clinic. as one who was born and raised in cleveland, how does it feel to work at this institution? >> it is phenomenal. cleveland is a comeback city and to work at an institution that is number one in so many areas, we're number one in gynecology, no. 3 in the country. our heart institution is number one and it is a unique opportunity giveback. the institution is one in which it has been at the forefront for many things. we do not hire smokers. we got rid of unhealthy things. we want to set an example and positions want to set an example. we're trying to empower patients and make them take ownership of self care reform. not to be passive about your health. we want people to live like many parts in the world to 100 and the biggest thing i would say that if you were healthy at age 50, you are likely to live to age 80. if you're healthy at 65, you are unlikely to live to age 90. if
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
. captioned by the national captioning institute >> be more. >> be more. ♪ [male #1] we are on a roadtrip. [female #1] to stop off at different cities. [male #2] and talk to inspiring people. [female #1] did you have this space in mind, ever? [bob] no, not at al. i didn't have space in mind until i start building it. but i've always wanted to build a fantasy world. [male #2] more and more in this conversation, i'm getting content with not knowing exactly where i am in my life. [male #3] i figure if you're not lost, you're not much of an explorer. [male #4] commit, and then figure it out. because you cant get anywhere uns you commit to something. [female narrator #1] roadtrip nation would like to thank the college board
Dec 24, 2012 2:30pm PST
only have made it better. i think i am stimulated to right by the turmoil of the city, by the confusion and problems, but i am also nearest by the solitude, the closest to the nature region the closeness to nature. people say, what does wilderness mean when you are starving? i get that, but i also does not mean to destroy the wilderness, because when you are not starving you are going to want a place to go and your kids and grandkids are going to want a place to go, so i see it as my responsibility to take care of the problems in the city, but to take care of the wilderness for future generations. we have to. tavis: the love you have given is boundless, and i am glad to have you on this program. this is so unfair to have our life so rich you cannot even scratched the surface. there is a book you can pick up. it is called "a natural woman, written by the one and only carole king. the timing of this is a beautiful thing. it is on the new york times best-seller list. i really do love this. i love you. >> i love you, sue. thank you for your work. i really appreciate you. tavis: it
Dec 7, 2012 2:30pm PST
, called "middleton," similar to "city island." arturo wrote the music for it. we are good buddies. tavis: let me go back to the story of the movie, "a dark truth." you play a talk show host that is a former cia agent. did you ever imagine yourself, given your views on the world, being -- >> cia? tavis: being a political talk show host. >> no, no. tavis: you do have views, though. >> we all have views. i choose to live my life as a bomb maker, as an artist. that is what i am interested -- as a filmmaker, as an artist. that is what i am interested in. we all have political views. we are interested in how the world affairs, and how we treat each other as human beings. but the political scene has no interest to me. people try to suck you in. unfortunately, i have an situations where there have been statements out there, in this modern day of the internet, when people were making statements as though you were making them. i had to shut down 6 facebook pages making statements i have never made. how you control that? there is no respect about each other's privacy. it is a free-for-all. i am sur
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
in mexico city. one was stolen. the ones i have been on exhibit. they have been on exhibit for eight years on the -- and the rock-and-roll hall of fame museum has carried them. they have been all around the world. they opened up at the victoria and albert museum in london. that is so great. "edgown that we'v wore on sullian show," the array of colors are beautiful. they're in pretty good condition. it has been 50 years. tavis: tell me about the fashion, about the hair, the clothes. so much of the image of the supremes how to do with not just the sound but the look and you work that thing. >> we all loved glamour. we really did. we were playing dress up in our moms' clothes. a lot of people like lena horne we looked at as children and young girls and the glamour is what we wanted to do. we went to motown and what berry gordy noticed about this even though he turned down, we work the age of 16 -- were 15. they noticed how we were classy and we bought program will works -- pearls from w oolworths' on michigan avenue. we were always that way, even the cheap. i remember mrs. paul who was
Dec 3, 2012 2:30pm PST
in the energy -- expend any energy on trying to here with someone else's years. that is the worst feeling. it is corrosive and in cities to be writing a song, and half with through -- maybe you are excited about the song. maybe it is meaningful to you. halfway through, you go, they are not going to like it. it is deflating. it is really hard to not be affected by it. i like to feel i am a person who says, i do not care what other people think. i think the act of being a musician is so much about being open and empathetic, and not having these boundaries. you cannot control some of the negative stuff that comes in. i feel like i should not have been affected by that, but i admit that i was, and i have them, in other ways. i have been. it is a terrible feeling to go, i thought this was pretty good, but it is not going to be good in the right way. maybe good is just not interesting. tavis: i hear that wrestling, and yet i am trying to figure out, for you, and even for myself -- everyone of us is an artist in our own right in something. you have to figure out where that line is. on th
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